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TAI Conversations
Aiding Refugees in an Age of Impunity

The CEO of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) talks with Peter Skerry and Jeffrey Gedmin about leading a humanitarian organization in a time of pandemic, how polarization affects the debate over immigrants and refugees, and why it’s wrong to view China through a Cold War lens.

TAI Virtual Conversation
Desmond Lachman & Dalibor Rohac on COVID and the EU

On June 11, 2020 Desmond Lachman and Dalibor Rohac joined TAI for a conversation about the next Euro crisis, based on their recent articles: A eurozone economic crisis thanks to coronavirus? National Review, by Desmond Lachman; and Is the EU living through its Hamiltonian moment? Probably not, AEI Ideas, by Dalibor Rohac. 

TAI Virtual Conversation
Gene Sperling on Economic Dignity

Tuesday, June 9 at 6 p.m. EST, The American Interest live-streamed a round table discussion with Gene Sperling, formerly director of the National Economic Council under both President Obama and President Clinton, and author of the recently released title Economic Dignity.

TAI Virtual Conversation
David Goodhart on Populism and the Pandemic

On Tuesday, June 9, 11:15 a.m. EST, The American Interest live-streamed a roundtable discussion with David Goodhart. His new book, Head, Hand, Heart: Why Intelligence is Over-Rewarded, Manual Workers Matter, and Caregivers Deserve More Respect, will be released September 2020. 

TAI Virtual Conversation
Larry Diamond on U.S. Politics

Friday, June 5, 5 p.m. EST, The American Interest live-streamed a round table discussion with TAI contributing editor Larry Diamond, moderated by our publisher Charles Davidson.

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Deaths of Despair and a Nation in Crisis

The Princeton economists behind the “deaths of despair” thesis—Anne Case and Nobel Prize winner Angus Deaton—talk with Irwin Stelzer and Jeffrey Gedmin about their new book, the flaws of our economic and health care systems, and whether our national crisis could spur needed reforms.

TAI Virtual Conversation
Francis Fukuyama on the Nature of the Chinese Regime

On June 3, 2020 Francis Fukuyama discussed his recent essay for The American Interest, “What Kind of Regime Does China Have?“

TAI Virtual Conversation
William Kristol on Foreign Policy Bipartisanship

On June 1, 2020 The American Interest hosted a conversation with William Kristol on working toward a bipartisan U.S. foreign policy.

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“You Can’t Be Systemic Rivals on Monday and Then Go Back to Partnering for the Rest of the Week”

A leading European parliamentarian and former Chairman of Germany’s Green Party talks to TAI about China, decoupling, the COVID crisis, Hong Kong, and Transatlantic relations in the age of Trump.

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“There Is A Moral Facet to Caring About the Arts”

The director of the Phillips Collection discusses her career in the art world, how art can nourish the soul and mind, and the challenges of leading America’s first museum of modern art as it nears its centennial.

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